Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer

Michael Harrison is Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer and has over 20 years’ experience in financial and regulatory services. Mr Harrison joined Astra in 2022 from Deutsche Bank, where he was Associate General Counsel, supporting repackaging and structured credit businesses, and managing the implementation of regulatory change in both the investment bank and asset management business. This experience is broadened by several years of legal consultancy, supporting several banks’ regulatory change projects (particularly the global transition from IBORs to RFRs in both derivatives and structured lending).

Mr Harrison holds an MA in Law from the University of Cambridge and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by Middle Temple in 1994.